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. our road map begins with a $20 billion deal. freeport mcmoran getting into the energy business making two acquisitions. plains exploration and mcmoran exploration. >>> concerns over the u.s. economy as adp misses estimates. the blame goes to superstorm sandy. goldman says the party is officially over for gold. >> starbucks at an investors conference will add 1,500 stores in the u.s. over the next five years. wait until you hear what they said about china. >> a big day in media. pandora ceo joins us live later this morning as the stock fell nearly 20% on weak guidance and netflix signs a big exclusive with disney. how much are they having to pay up for that? >>> let's deal with this big deal. as i've been telling you we'll see a lot of big deals -- i was wrong. here we are. freeport mcmoran buying not one but two companies. the combined price if you add it all together gets close to $20 billion. that does include debt. let's go through some of the details. it's somewhat complex. let's start with bigger of the two deals. freeport's purchase of plains. approximately $6.9 billion in total
energy markets. the obama administration has said the study will be central to the decision on whether to export. he said exporting the gas would be a bigger impact on the economy. >> slap in the face of dow chemical. of coke, not coke the beverage company. but this was something that was hotly disputed within the romney campaign. he really let this stuff go because the romney campaign had some very big givers that were chemical companies. >> do we know, say, very bad, how much will prices conceivableably go up if we become an exporter of natural gas? is it that great a difference? >> we burn offer more natural gas than we use. burn off, in other words literally, you see those flames, we flare more than we use. so we got a real excess of this stuff. >> the government says that the -- 6.6% of current u.s. consumption. >> why would prices move that dramatically at all? wouldn't they just come down globally? >> the average, our $16 goes to $4. it costs $7 to get stuff from the united states. >> you should argue that they should go down because they went be the only one. dominion has brooi
. ely lily, interestingly, devon energy. there's so many lists going around. so a lot of them do come in the month of december. guess by the way, check out the shares in ges. today the stock is get a nice boost. >> you talk about all the special dividends, in the meantime, fxc trading above 7.5%. spanish bonds amazing. italian, 1.48%. we're buying italian paper. >> for a good trade, that's got to be some of the good things that are out. >> we want to talk about things that are good that we forget about because when they're bad, we talked about them every day. >> europe is such a good trading partner, at least in the past based on where brussels was going. >> we had ten straight that were good. production numbers still good there. i'm a believer in china, but, boy, that stock market has been a gonner. >> record low in china even though the data has been getting marketedly better. it's fascinating to trade there. >> i'm a believer, but every day you come in and you feel smacked on the head. >> also troublingly, same store sales were only up 1% while inventories were up 11%. so that's no
is up. totally out of tune. let's check out the latest news in energy and metals with sharon epperson at the nimax. >> traders on the nimax floor say they don't want to stick their necks out right now not ahead of the weekend not knowing what will happen with the u.s. budget resolution. there's too much uncertainty here and that's a big reason why you are looking at basically flat prices across the board in the energy complex. we're looking at oil prices basically in a holding pattern here under the 88.50 level for wti crude and around 110 for brent crude price. when you look at what's happening in oil prices over the course of the week, we're where we are a week ago and cliff on and cliff off talks keep traders with little incentive to trade the flat price. in terms of gold market, we're looking at the february contract here as the most active contract for gold and there we have seen a lot of price action in the gold market this week. we've seen record volume here at the cme in terms of the gold trade. prices right in the middle of the range they've been trading in around the 1725 ma
the end of the session. >> thank you very much. let's check out latest news in energy and medals with sharon epperson. >> it's the euro that we see in euro dollar helping commodities and risk on trade across the board in the sector. the fact that we are looking at that euro dollar and above 130 level is significant. also keep in mind that we did get improving factory activity. that pmi data out of china best in seven months. that's also helping the energy sector and technical buying is also contributing because we have nimax crude future, wti contract above that 89.80 level that traders are watching. 112 was the session high. in terms of gold prices, we are looking at new buying for the beginning of the month in gold and that is helping the gold futures contract but also the gold etf market at a record level right now. we've seen retail investors interested in gold not only in buying etfs but also in gold coins and in terms of etf market we look at highest levels we've seen for the year here as we begin the new month. back to you, carl. >> all right. thank you so much for that. i
to value that end of the company. >> tough call. thank you. let's check out latest news in energy and metals. sharon epperson at the nimax. >> i'm in the gold pit. gold below $1,700 an ounce. steep selling we see today in gold is reminiscent of what happened just a week ago. heavy volume. a lot of selling. last week the story was we saw a lot of put option activity. a lot of puts at the strike price around 1,700, and where are prices today? right in that range. it seems unusual that we're looking at exactly what was actually forecast by some of the put option activity we saw a week ago. we're watching the prices fall. some traders say it's a liquidation of many global macro funds who now before the end of the year want to take their profits here in the gold market and not only in gold, yes, gold is at a one-month low but we're looking at a sell-off in the natural market and natural gas looking at seasonal demand figure, storage levels with weaker prices across the board in commodities. >> sharon epperson, thanks for that. coming up next, a live interview with house majority whip k
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